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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Self-Driving Car’

Audi A7 Drives To Vegas All By Itself

The new Audi A7, a self-piloted car intended to face everyday traffic situations and make smart decisions within them, has successfully completed a 550-mile drive from Silicon Valley to Las Vegas. The prototype–known as “Jack”–uses sensors, internal radar, several cameras, real-time GPS, and a laser scanner mounted to the grill to make intelligent decisions while driving itself. The goal, say …

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Nissan Expecting To Market Self-Driving Cars By 2020

With every piece of technology being automated in this day in age, which piece of technology has yet to be fully automated? The car. If you think it has not been thought of yet, think again, because Nissan, the sixth-largest automotive company (source: OICA) is currently experimenting with the technology to make the consumer car fully automated. Imagine a car …

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CES 2013: Audi Skips The Chauffeur With A Car That Parks Itself

One of the coolest developments in automobile technology came from Google last year with its self-driving car. As a person who is fearful of everybody else on the road, the idea of cars that drive themselves was a godsend. Now the technology is picking up steam, and more auto-manufacturers are doing some cool new things with the technology. At CES …

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Google Driverless Car Bill Cruises Through the California Senate

It seems that Google is continuing to impress lawmakers with its autonomous vehicle technology. The California Senate has unanimously passed (37-0) a bill regulating autonomous vehicles on the state’s roads. The bill will now head to the California State Assembly, where it is expected to pass quickly. This news comes the same month that Nevada has issued its first-ever autonomous …

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Nevada Issues Google an Autonomous Vehicle License

The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has issued an autonomous vehicle license to Google. The license is the first of its kind, and will allow Google to test its self-driving cars on Nevada roadways. It was announced in February that, after legalizing autonomous vehicles last year, Nevada was developing regulations for self-driving vehicles. As seen in the photo above, …

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Google’s Project Glass Featured on Charlie Rose

Sebastian Thrun, founder of Google X, sat with Charlie Rose this week to talk about the Google Glass Project. Thrun also taked about other projects he is involved in including artificial intelligence research, Google’s self-driving cars, and Udacity, his free online university. Google X is Google’s “secret lab” which takes what Thrun calls “moon-shot” ideas and turn them into products. …

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Google in Talks With Detroit Automakers Over Self-Driving Car Technology

The Detroit News, a newspaper in Detroit, is reporting that Google is currently in talks with automakers to bring self-driving car technology to market. Anthony Levandowski, the head of Google’s driverless car project, made a speech at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) World Congress this week in Detroit. In that speech, Levandowski seemed confident that self-driving technology will be …

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